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If you go to hell...any chance that you can still get to heaven ?

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Haha, you're going to life your life looking over your shoulder if you believe in Heaven and Hell!

Just do your best - that's all anybody, including bearded old gods, can ask of you..

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I don't live life my looking over my shoulder.
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Point well made, Sir John. Mind you, poor old God gets a pretty bad wrap. He comes across like everybody's evil mother-in-law. I'm sure he's not half as whacked-out as the Christians portray him.
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You act as if you've spoken to all Christians.
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I've had a lifetime listening to Christians. I even spent my early years being one. when I come on Ask I find myself bombarded by Christians and their religion. And, after speaking to all these Christians, and after spending years reading the Bible, I've come to the conclusion that the three Abrahamic religions don't have a very high opinion of God.

It comes down to this. If you believe in Jesus Christ (one of the Chri9stian pantheon) you can go to Heaven.and live happily ever after. If you use the brains you were born with and reject religious belief, God will put you in Hell where you will be tortured forever.

But he loves you.

Let's get real, here. That's not a god you're presenting -- it's a supernatural brat, pulling the wings off flies. A god capable of creating the universe would be far above that sort of childish cruelty.
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Yes, because it just sooooo hard to accept Jesus-_- how dare He make it so hard to get to Heaven?
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Supernaturnal brat - I love that! I would add bi-polar sociopath.
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Hi K. They don't understand us, we don't understand them. It's an impasse.
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Keep reading some of the other answers because this one is just too depressing! GOD IS LOVE!
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Leave him alone, that wasn't even an answer, and yes, they are real, I actually feel sorry for you that you don't know heaven exists
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wow, careful what y'alls are saying. we are talking about the creator of the universe here, the great I AM. whether you believe or respect Him is one thing, but that doesn't change the fact that He is totally real . He is a just God of truth and I pray that y'all will know Him personally for who He is. YOU WILL ANSWER ON JUDGMENT DAY. and I pray you will be on the side of those washed by the blood of Jesus
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I'm not sure if you're kidding, Bro. I hope so. It's pretty funny.
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Naw, don't live life looking over your shoulder.
Ask Jesus to be your Savior and be free from it.
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most likely not i feel like ur life is a test for you to prove why u should go to heaven or hell its like a judgement day but once u get judged i think its impossible to change

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Either you accept Christ or you don't. That's what decides where you end up.
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Not according to the bible. I don't think anyway...

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If God was to forgive people in Hell, then Jesus coming to earth would be for nothing.
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Not according to Christian doctrine. Hell is a permanent punishment.

But (according to some sects) you can go to Purgatory for temporary punishment ... then go to Heaven.

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If you are in Purgatory you will get to Heaven as Purgatory is Gods final act of mercy to purify your soul.
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where is Purgatory or the concept of it in the Bible?
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It's not, rainman. Not the Real Bible anyway.
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God does not save us because He is merciful!
He can not exist with sin.
He was merciful and sent His Son to finish the work on the cross so we can be free from the sin nature we inherited from Adam.
"Jesus didn't come to make bad people good. He came to make dead people alive!"
Pastor Joseph Prince.
Some religions teach that you can buy a loved one out of hell.
This is not true.
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chives ... Are you saying the Catholic Bible is not as "real" as the Protestant Bible?!?

Or, perhaps you are close minded, and disregard any interpretation that does not agree with the one you were taught.

http://purgatoryisreal.blogspot.com/

http://www.aboutcatholics.com/beliefs/where-is-purgatory-in-the-bible/

I like this from the 2nd website ... "The Bible contains references to many Christian doctrines, but fails to call them out by name. One might as well even deny that there is something called the Bible because no such name is found in the Bible. Furthermore, one might as well deny the Trinity, Incarnation, and so forth because these exact words are not found in the Bible."
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If a word wasn't invented yet, it obviously wouldn't be in The Bible.
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I think the difference here is maybe the word we use to describe it is not there but the concept behind the word is there. The word "Rapture" is not in the Bible but the concept is, you will find the concept of the Trinity in the Bible. You will not find the word or concept for purgatory in the Bible.
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rainman ... you didn't read those links, did you?

Catholic teachings will argue the concept for purgatory IS in the Bible.
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I did read it... did you? I didn’t really see anything that convincing, mainly one verse here and one verse there. Mainly out of context, Catholics believe some things that are very odd anyways. Plus the idea of purgatory contradicts allot of the New Testament. Basically they are saying the payment Jesus gave by dying on the cross was not enough to forgive sins completely. Like his sacrifice is not sufficient. Catholics have some solid doctrine but this is not one of them.
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There's no way to really know the answer to that till you get there.

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Some people who were in accidents, died, and were resuscitated have talked about experiences in heaven or hell.
Heaven beat hell hands down!
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There are books on the subject and a Dr. Moody did the first research, I believe, on the subject. People who were deceased, verified by medical professionals, were revived and all had experiences of an afterlife. Many physicians referred these patients with their stories to Dr. Moody since he was studying the phenomenon.
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I'm guessing you think your going to hell..?

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No! You choose Hell. God is all merciful but you should live every day as though it could be your last.

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Nope you will be stuck there for eternity

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No once you go to hell you stay there

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Nope. Choice has to be made while alive. Once dead the deal is sealed.

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The chance of getting out of (((HELL))) is as slim as all the convicted serial killers getting out of prison to go to the White House to have breakfast with the president. :0) lol================================And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name. (Revelation 14:11 KJV)==============And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. (Revelation 20:12-15 KJV)

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Sorry bobby but this president might just have one for breakfast. Hes already had a known talaban extremist there.
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Mainstream Christianity says no. But there are some who believe it to be more of a purging. I believe the book of Peter (NOT canon) takes this point of view. There are a few who believe it to be obliteration, and there are some who deny its existence all together.

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Not one chance. Choose where you're going now. It's not hard.

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hell is not a place of torment. It is the English translation of the Hebrew word sheol. it means: common grave of man. it is a place of inactivity.Ecc 9:10: " all that your hand finds to do, do with your very power, for there is no work nor devising nor knowledge nor wisdom in sheol the place to which you are going"(compare Ecc 9:5,6) when we die we go to rest. Jesus likend it to sleeping.(Lu 11:11-15) but we do have a hope of the resurrection on earth in paradise.Acts 24:15:" And I have hope toward God, which hope these men themselves also entertain, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." where? here on earth, in paradise. (Ps37:11,29) WWW.jw.org

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Nope, improper translation.
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colliers encyclopedia 1986 volume 12 page 28 says concerning hell: "first it stands for the Hebrew sheol of the Old Testament and the Greek hades of the Septuagint and New Testament. Since sheol in Old Testament times referred simply to the abode of the Dead and suggested no moral distinctions the word hell as understood today is not a happy translation" compare Webster's third new international dictionary unabridged under"hell" but more than that , think, do you think that God would send His only beloved son, perfect without sin to Hade's or hell? Jehovah our Creator is the personification of love 1joh 4:8. jw.org
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Still an improper translation.
And why in the world do you think Jesus would be sent to hell?
God turned His back on Jesus at the cross, so He can face we believers today.
Jesus took the stripes, so we don't have to.
Jesus rose bodily from the grave to prove it.
Jesus emptied Abraham's bosom when He left after showing Himself to the demonic spirits that had fought Him and are now imprisoned in hell.

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No,Hell is a total separation from God

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Well according to the bible, God is omnipresent, which means that God is in Hell right now! .o. *mindblown
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God can handle the knowledge of things we cannot.
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So you think that if you go to Hell, with millions of other people God will take YOU out of Hell,because it doesn't work that way,because then all of the suffering that Jesus encountered for you will have been
for nothing.
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Deb, who are you talking too?
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Nowhere does the Bible teach that we will have a second chance after we die to turn to Christ and be saved. (Nor does it teach reincarnation-the belief that we will return to earth again and again, so we can have another chance after this life is over.)
In fact, it indicates that the opposite is the case. Instead, it says that what we do with Christ right now will determine our eternal destiny-either in heaven with God, or in hell separated from God forever. The Bible says, "man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment" (Hebrews 9:27). The same warning is found in one of Jesus' parables, in which a rich man who had ignored God all his life died and went to hell. There he begged to be given even a few drops of water from heaven-but it was too late. He was told by the heavenly messenger, "between us and you a great chasm has been fixed, so that those who want to go from here to you cannot, nor can anyone cross over from there to us" (Luke
16:26).

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Unless you are resuscitated from an accident or heart attack, etc,...or raised by a Believer, no.
"It is given to man once to die and then judgement." the Bible says.
And I agree, you don't have to live your life looking over your shoulder.
God made a Way of escape for us all in His Son Jesus.
Some choose not to take it, and others do.
As for hell itself, it was made for the devil and the angels who followed him. (Now demons.)
It was not created for man and no human NEEDS to go there.
It is the choice of each individual.
It sounds to me that God is talking to you about this.
I pray you accept Him.
Because His love needs to be talked about a lot more than hell does.

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Sure after u finish ur term in hell

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The only "term" is eternity, please do your research.
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Hell is permanent

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Well, that depends. Christianity is based off of Judaism, and in Judaism, everyone goes to hell, for a short amount of time, to be cleaned and ready for heaven. Hell is not necessarily a bad thing, and some people even look forward to it, because it means spiritual purity. That's my take on it, but who knows?

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Christianity is thankful to the Jewish people for our Savior.
But our basis is Jesus, not Judaism.
We are grafted in as heirs.
As for hell, it is a place of torment.
A separation from God that is permanent.
Christian means little Christ (anointed). Not little Hebrew, Jew or Israelite.
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Oh, and we get our spiritual purity from Jesus finished work at the cross.
It is available to all. Not all accept however.
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Israelite? That's slightly offensive. And christ just means messiah in Greek. There were so many fake messiahs. How come Jesus stands out?
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In the book of revelations it says that the grave death and hell are gonna deliver up the dead in them to be judged. It then goes on to say that those whose names are not found written in the book of life will be cast into the lake of fire. So yes a person can go to hell and still have a chance of going to heaven. Why would this even happen if there wasn't some chance of their name being found.
Further. The Lord is gonna return one day and finish the work he started upon this earth. Upon this earth his work was to seek and to save that which was lost. After he ascended into the heavens the saved were as sheep among wolves and some were devoured. By this scripture we know he will finish the work. Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, a remnant shall be saved: For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth. (Romans 9:27, 28 KJV) With all of this I will leave you to decide but I go believe there is hope for our loved ones who died lost.

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No. This is not in context love.
The names are ALREADY written before one dies.
This is simply of reading of those books at the Great White Throne Judgement. Not a second chance.
The way you are stating it here is as if someone can change the report card after it has already been sent out.
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Lets compare apples to apples. Throughout history many people have been convicted and then pardoned for many different reasons. We are not done schoolboys being graded on our performance. As sinners we are more like criminals who will stand before a righteous judge. Look at the scripture the work isn't finished. At the great white throne it says another book was opened and they were judged out if those books. This may not occur when we die. This may occur then by the book of life many may be pardoned, love.
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No, that's why Christians are so eager to tell the good news of salvation now to people before it is too late for them. That's also why the devil is doing everything possible to keep the word from getting out. He is doing everything to shut Christianity down and consequently stop people from getting saved. His desire is to take as many to hell with him as possible to get back at Christ. He is pure evil and the father of lies. Don't listen to him any longer. Read the book of John several times to get acquainted with Jesus.

The judgment seat of Christ comes after the 1000 year millennium (also the 1000 years in hell). When you are judged guilty you will be thrown into the Lake of Fire. You must choose for Christ now before you die in your sins.

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Nope.

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